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Organization Development. A Data–Driven Approach to Organizational Change. J–B SIOP Professional Practice Series

  • ID: 2240159
  • Book
  • November 2001
  • Region: Global
  • 400 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Organization Development the thirteenth volume in the Professional Practice Series offers practitioners a comprehensive resource for understanding the theory and practice of OD and demonstrates its organizational effectiveness. The book offers a fresh source for exploring the primary theoretical influences on OD, shows how data–driven OD methods can be applied across a wide variety of organizational settings, discusses the major issues and trends in the field, and includes a wealth of helpful models and practical suggestions for applying these techniques in organizations.
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Foreword (Eduardo Salas).


The Authors.

Part One: Quantitative and Qualitative Approachesto Organization Development.

1 Introduction and Overview of OrganizationDevelopment as a Data–Driven Approach forOrganizational Change (Janine Waclawski, Allan H. Church).

2 Multisource Feedback for OrganizationDevelopment and Change (Allan H. Church, Alan G. Walker, Joel Brockner).

3 The Role of Personality Assessment inOrganization Development (W. Warner Burke, Debra A. Noumair).

4 Surveys as a Tool for Organization Developmentand Change (Salvatore V. Falletta, Wendy Combs).

5 Interviews and Focus Groups: QuintessentialOrganization Development Techniques (Janine Waclawski, Steven G. Rogelberg).

6 Organization Development and the Bottom Line:Linking Soft Measures and Hard Measures (Steven H. Cady, Mark J. Lewis).

Part Two: Process–Based Approaches to Organization Development.

7 Process Consultation: A Cornerstone ofOrganization Development Practice (William M. Kahnweiler).

8 The Heart of It All: Group– and Team–BasedInterventions in Organization Development (Richard W. Woodman, William A. Pasmore).

9 Action Learning (Victoria J. Marsick, Judy O Neil, Karen E. Watkins).

10 Appreciative Inquiry: The New Frontier (Stephen P. Fitzgerald, Kenneth L. Murrell, H. Lynn Newman).

11 Understanding and Using Large SystemInterventions (Barbara Benedict Bunker, Billie T. Alban).

Part Three: Major Developments in OrganizationDevelopment.

12 Organization Development and IT: Practicing ODin the Virtual World (Nancy T. Tippins).

13 Around the World: Organization Development inthe International Context (Michael Marquardt).

14 Evaluating the Impact of Organization DevelopmentInterventions (Jennifer W. Martineau, Hallie Preskill).

15 Organization Development Ethics: ReconcilingTensions in OD Values (Gary N. McLean, Susan H. DeVogel).

16 Voices from the Field: Future Directions forOrganization Development (Allan H. Church, Janine Waclawski, Seth A. Berr).

Name Index.

Subject Index.
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Janine Waclawski
Allan H. Church
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